OFAC DESIGNATES IRELAND-BASED KINAHAN ORGANISED CRIME GROUP AND 7 OF ITS KEY MEMBERS AND 3 ASSOCIATED BUSINESSES

On 11 April, the US Treasury advised that OFAC had designated the Kinahan Organized Crime Group (KOCG) along with 7 of its key members, including its Irish leaders Christopher Vincent Kinahan Senior, Daniel Joseph Kinahan, Christopher Vincent Kinahan Junior, and 3 associated businesses.  It is claimed that the group smuggles deadly narcotics, including cocaine, to Europe, and is a threat to the entire licit economy through its role in international money laundering.

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/financial-sanctions/recent-actions/20220411_33

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0713

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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